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. however, in march 1960 7a new special was broadcast. cbs reports on homosexuals. hosted by mike wallace, a feature talking heads in so the wet discussing their unhappiness. and several pontificating psychiatrists including fiercely anti-gay charles. gore vidal appeared not as homosexual but as a cultural expert to debate with albert goldman. goldman who later wrote negative biographies of elvis presley and john lennon argued homosexuality was one of the quote things tending toward the final erosion of our cultural values. vidal replied, i think the so called breaking of the moral fiber of this country is one of the healthiest things that's begun to happen. vidal and austin returned to rome in may 1967 to live in a rooftop apartment. with a large sunlit tears but both men loved the city for many reasons, including the availability of young men for sex. austin could be quite friendly with his italian visitors while vidal relationships remain strictly professional. rome was an actual place to write and to concentrate on his work. one morning on the terrace while exploring a possible orgy s
was a consultant to cbs series, the agency, and he's now done two books, actually three. "the master of disguise," and "star dust," a true story of espionage and romance which was done with his wife, jonna. so we are very happy, tony, to have you here tonight, you and jonna, to do your book signing. we wish you well on the success of the book. we hope you will have a piece of the movie. we wish you success on that, too. [laughter] so our format this evening will be tony and jonna conversing about the experience, both that tony had and also in the making of the movie which i think wasĂș equally extraordinary we will not have a q&a session, but tony will be going back to sign books, and in a few be a fable to take your questions in a to talk about the book. please help me welcome one of the stars of the undercover world, the cia, tony mendez and jonna. [applause] >> [inaudible] [laughter] >> can everybody hear us? is this good? while they are putting the mic onto it, let me ask a question, how many people and do not know the story that "argo" is based on? okay. then i'm going to kill you a real qu
-- something like this to undertake a century trilogy, i learned today on the "cbs news sunday morning", do you, too, are you involving journalism? >> yes, i was first involved with my hometown newspaper and i worked for the london paper and evening news. >> my car broke down and i cannot afford to get it fixed. and i went to the bank. i needed 200 pounds. i asked the bank for a loan and they said no. a colleague on the newspaper had written this throughout. and, of course, they asked how much money did you get? and he got 200 pounds. [laughter] >> i went home that day and i was married to my first wife, mary, and i said i know know how i will get our car back. i'm going to write a thriller. and she said oh, yeah. >> but i did end it was good enough to get published and i got 200 pounds. [laughter] >> and the car got fixed? >> yes. and i thought, if i tried a little bit harder, maybe it will be better. in fact, i wrote 10 books before i had a success. >> i think that would be very encouraging. to know that if your first 10 books don't sell, that is okay. [applause] >> but i think it says someth
was republican because the founder of cbs work directly for dwight eisenhower, and ike, personally loved walter cronkite so when you have the 20th anniversary of d-day, dwight took cronkite there. so there is would feeling cronkite might be a republican but the vietnam war showed him to be a liberal, and he came out publicly saying, i'm a man of the left, in a speech with barbara jordan. >> host: did that hurt him? >> guest: no, because at that time he had stepped down as the anchor manin' 1981. he played mr. objective quite bell, and if you go to a doctor and are getting surgery you don't care if the doctor is a democrat or republican, but when he came out and voiced some disseptember own the vietnam war, it was the beginning of him editorializing, and today we see people in television who are editorializing all the time, and that's a slippery slope we're on now. and also, you see, with cronkite the berth of celebrities and television. where cronkite would go to a rally with senators and people running for president, everybody bum rushed them. they wanted to meet cop cite, not a senator from w
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